Focus on preventive health
Internal medicine doctors, also known as internists, are specialists who focus on prevention and treatment of conditions and diseases in adults. Midwest Regional Medical Center’s internists are trained in adult medicine and care for adolescents and adults with a wide range of health concerns, from common illnesses to complex, chronic medical problems. They are well equipped to solve difficult diagnostic challenges and can manage care for patients with severe chronic conditions or in situations where multiple illnesses are involved.
Your internist coordinates your care with other specialists as needed to provide comprehensive, high-quality care. Whether it’s facilitating appropriate screenings, providing information on leading a healthy lifestyle or managing chronic disease, your internist serves as your personal health advocate. Internists provide a full range of services, including:
- Care for common problems of the ears, eyes, skin, and nervous and reproductive systems
- Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases, including arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure
- Inpatient and outpatient care for diseases
- Preventive care, including physical exams
- Sports physical exams
- Senior care services
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